Before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous villains and assassins, a young, raw, unrefined Batman begins his career as a crime fighter. He experiences a defining moment that sets him on the path to becoming the Dark Knight. As the story unfolds, you'll witness identities being formed and key relationships being forged.
Gotham City business owner Roman Sionis is alleged to be one of the city’s most powerful crime lords, though no convictions have ever been made. Sionis maintains several “legitimate” businesses—many of which are believed to be fronts for illegal operations.
FBI files link Slade Wilson to the assassination of various offshore dictators and businesspeople. Less is known about his domestic activities. Additional skills include: Weapons expert. Demolitions expert. Close quarters combat. Ambush techniques.
The fugitive known as Bane is currently on the run and wanted by the sovereign government of Santa Prisca following a prison break from Pena Duro penitentiary. Bane is believed to be traveling with a large group of mercenaries who refer to themselves only as Followers.
Unstable, erratic individual with advanced weaponry and demolition skills. He's equipped with a military-grade flamethrower and custom light assembly acquired from an unascertained source. Has been alleged to steal chemical materials in bulk—aviation fuels, various chemical primers, and restricted reagents that suggest a specific chemical requirement for both the flight fuels and his incinerator device.
Copperhead is a possible group identity or floating moniker. Initial reports of a contract killer using the name Copperhead have appeared in various South American Criminal Databases. Reports were, however, inconsistent: conflicting intelligence suggests Copperhead may be a pair or even a group of individuals, both male and female, operating under the pseudonym. Analysts suggest Guatemala is the center of operations of this identity.
Earlier reports flagged suspect as graffiti artist with an anti-authority/anarchist leanings. Suspected of organizing radical protests, occupying public spaces, and erecting tent cities, and other public disturbances. Uses social media and hacktivism to harass political figures, business leaders, and peace officers. Targets individuals and organizations of financial success or prominence.